Prel. Programme - 33rd European Simulation & Modelling Conf. - ESM'2019, October 28-30, 2019, UIB, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Dear Colleague,

Please find hereafter the preliminary programme
for the 33rd annual ESM®'2019 - European Simulation
and Modelling Conference, which will be held at UIB,
Palma de Mallorca, Spain October 28-30, 2019.

Conference link with extra info is on:

Read about the keynotes here

Read about the tutorial here

Hotel information can be found here

The online registration form is linked on:

Beware the general timing below is advisory
and can undergo minor changes in the final programme.
(such as adding in an extra visit and tutorials)


Preliminary programme

Session Timing

  • 08.30-17.00   Registration
  • 09.00-09.15   Welcome Address ESM'2019
  • 09.15-10.00   Keynote
  • 10.00-10.30   Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.30   Sessions
  • 12.30-14.00   Lunch
  • 14.00-15.00   Sessions
  • 15.00-15.30   Coffee Break
  • 15.30-17.30   Sessions
  • 17.30-   Free Evening

  • 08.30-17.00   Registration
  • 09.00-10.00   Keynote
  • 10.00-10.30   Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.30   Sessions
  • 12.30-14.00   Lunch
  • 14.00-15.00   Turorial
  • 15.00-15.30   Coffee Break
  • 15.30-17.30   Sessions
  • 19.00-23.00   Conference Dinner

  • 09.00-09.30   Registration
  • 09.00-10.00   Keynote
  • 10.00-10.30   Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.30   Sessions
  • 12.30-12.45   Closing Session



The ordered weighted Average: Theory and Applications

José M. Merigó, University of Chile and University of Technology (Sydney)


Mobile Phone Records to feed Activity-based Travel Demand Models

José Javier Ramasco, (IFISC, UIB), Palma de Mallorca, Spain


New Framework for Multi-Agent Systems: A Possibilistic Viewpoint

José Guerrero, Dep. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain



Consolidating unpredictable power sources - SMARTGRID

Janos Sebestyen Janosy, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary


Analytical and Numerical Modelling


Applying Homotopy Perturbation Method to Non-Linear Differential Equations

Linas Petkevicius, Institute of Computer Science, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania


Measures of the Functional Correlation in non-Parametric Non-Linear System Identification

K.R. Chernyshov, V.A. Trapeznikov Instritute of Control Sciences, Moscow, Russia


Observability of Virtual Stochastic Sensors: Observability Type 1

Pascal Krenckel, Claudia Krull and Graham Horton, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

Simulation Optimization


One Difficult Optimization Problem and One Impossible One plus Goal Programming

William Conley, Austin Cofrin School of Business, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA


Statistical Optimization with Balancing Weights and a Mode of Three

William Conley, Austin Cofrin School of Business, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

Parallel Simulation


A Concurrent Multi-Tier Priority Queue for Multithreaded Optimistic Parallel Discrete Event Simulation

Matthew DePero and Dhananjai M. Rao, CSE Department, Miami University, Oxford, USA


Parallel Verification Methodology of Reconfigurable Hierarchical Timed Automata

Roufaida Bettira, University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia, Laid Kahloul, University of Mohamed Khider, Biskra, Algeria,
Mohamed Khalgui, Jinan University (Zhuhai Campus), Zhuhai, China and University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia

Simulation using Fuzzy Algorithms


On Aggregation of Generalized Distances and an Application to Analysis of Algorithms

José Guerrero, Juan-José Miñana and Oscar Valero, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain


A Modification of OWD Aggregation Operator and Its Application to K-Means Algorithm

Juan-José Miñana and Oscar Valero, Universitat de les Illes Balears and Mateu Morro, Juniper Innovating Travel Technology, Palma de Mallorca, Spain


Recursive Algorithms for the Generalized Vandermonde Matrix Determinants

Jerzy S. Respondek, Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Computer Science, Gliwice, Poland

AI Based Data Analysis


Multi-Agent Solution for a Distributed Intelligent Photo Fixation

Anton Ivaschenko and Arkady Krivosheev, Samara State Technical University, Samara and Pavel Sitnikov, ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, Russia


Fault Detection of Elevator System Using Profile Extraction and deep Auto-encoder Feature Extraction

Krishna Mohan Mishra and Kalevi J. Huhtala, Tampere University, Tampere, and John-Eric Saxen and Jerker Bjorkqvist, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland


Predicting Motor Policy Loss ‐ A ZAIG Model of a Two Stage Neural Network Approach?

Luke Aarohi and David Suda, University of Malta, Misda, Malta

Cloud Based Simulation


Data Storage and Retrieval Security in Cloud

Sonia Amamou, MIRACL Research Center, Sfax, and Zied Trifa, ISAE Gafsa, University of Gafsa, Tunisia and Maher Khmakhem, University of King Abdulaziz,
College of Computing and Information Technology, Saudi Arabia


A Novel Static Load Balancing Algorithm Based on Discrete PSO for Simulations in Cloud

Zhang Miao, Yang Mei, Peng Yong, Jiao Peng and Yin Quanjun, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China


R-TNCES Verification: Distributed State Space Analysis performed in a Cloud based Architecture

Chams Eddine Choucha, University of Tunis-El Manar, and Mohamed Khalgui, University of Carthage, Tunisia, and Naima Souad Ougouti, University of Science and Technology of Oran Mohamd Boudiaf,
and Laid Kahloul, Biskra University, Algeria

Internet of Things


Dynamic Anomaly Detection based on Recursive Independent Component Analysis of Multi-Variate Residual Signals

Edwin Lughofer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz, Austria, and Mahardhika Pratama, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Christian Eitzinger
Profactor GmbH, Steyr-Gleink and Thomas Radauer, Austria Stratec Consumables, Anif, Austria


Regression Analysis on Data Received from Modular IOT System

Kristina I. Dineva and Tatiana V. Atanasova, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies - the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria


Web-based Platform for Collaborative Model-Driven Software Development for IoT Devices

Imen Ben Ida, Polytechnic School of Tunisia, Carthage University, Tunis, and Mortadha Dahmani, Corail Technology, Ben Arous, Tunisia

Financial Data Simulation


Information Technology for Structural Flowsheet Synthesis, based on the Constraint Satisfaction Methods

Alexander Zuenko, Andrey Oleynik and Yurii Oleynik, Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Informatics and Mathematical Modelling and Valeriy Birukov and Roman Nikitin,
Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Mining Institute, Apatity, Russia


Improvement of Commercial Activities through a better Identification of Exporting Companies using unstructured Data

Kenneth Van den Bergh, Dries Van Nieuwenhuyse, Younes Ghammad, Andres Van Rompaey, dr. ir. Lode Vermeersch, Credendo, Brussels, Belgium


KSU-STEM Approach and its Possible Algorithmic Revisions verified in a Portfolio Selection Process

Adam Borovicka, Department of Econometrics, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic


Wavelet Theory: for Economic & Financial Cycles

Farai F. Mlambo and Igor N. Litvine, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


Optimal Dating of Cycles

Alpheus Mahoya and Igor Litvine, Nelson Mandela University COEF, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


Markets Trend Assessment using Natural Language Processing

Justin Mudzimu and Igor Litvine COEF, Nelson Mandela University COEF, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Simulation and VR Tools


Comparison of BPMN-based Modelling and Simulation Tools

Toma Rusinaite and Diana Kalibatiene, Vilnius Gediminas Technology University, Vilnius, Lithuania


An Overview of Virtual and Augmented Realities in STEM Education

Plamen D. Petrov and Tatiana V. Atanasova, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Smart Grid Simulation


An Optimized Linear Regression Machine for Prediction and Integration of Renewable Sources in Smart Grid

Leila Ziouche, University of Tunis-El Manar, and Syrine Ben Meskina and Mohamed Khalgui, University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia and Laid Kahloul, Biskra University, Algeria


Multi Agent System Based Approach for enhancing Cyber-Physical Security in Smart Grids

Ilyes Naidji, University of Tunis-El Manar, Moncef Ben Smida and Mohamed Khalgui, University of Carthage, Tunisia; and Abdelmalik Bachir, Biskra University, Algeria

Environmental Simulation


Stochastic Model of the Time Series of the Average Daily Bioclimatic Index of Severity of Climatic Regime

Nina A. Kargapolova, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS and Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia


Forgotten Effects of Active Tourism Activities on Sustainable Development Dimensions

Silvia Gonzalez-Morcillo, Carles Mulet-Forteza, Patricia Horrach Rosselló and Oscar Valero, University of the Balearic Islands. Palma de Mallorca, Spain


Degree Centrality and the Probability of an Infectious Disease Outbreak in Towns within a Region

Elizabeth Hunter and John Kelleher, Technological University Dublin, and Brian Mac Namee, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland


Evaluation of Algorithms for Forecasting of Insect Populations

Matthias Becker, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Medical Simulation


Finding an Agreement with Midpoints between Fuzzy Sets in Medicine

Pilar Fuster-Parra, Javier Martín and Óscar Valero, Universitat de les Illes Balears and Institut d'Investigació Sanitária Illes Balears (IdISBa), Hospital Universitari Son Espases
and Beatriz Romero-Ferrando, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zeeland


Using Machine Learning and Heart Rate Variability Features to Predict Epileptic Seizures

Antoni Burguera, Departament de Matematiques i Informatica, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma, Spain


Model Based Evaluation of Integrated Care in Heart Failure Treatment

Alexander Lassnig, Theresa Rienmüller, Christian Baumgartner and Jörg Schröttner Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria


Modeling and Optimization of combined Chemo-Radiotherapy

Andrzej Swierniak, Jaroslaw Smieja and Krzysztof Fujarewicz, Silesian University of Technology, and Rafal Suwinski, Maria Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Centre, Gliwice, Poland


On using EEG Signals for Emotion Modeling and Biometry

Miguel Arevalíllo-Herráez and Francesc J. Ferri, Universitat de València, Valencia, and Jesús G. Boticario, UNED, Madrid, Spain, and Aladdin Ayesh, De Montfort University, Leicester,
and Pablo Arnau-González and Naeem Ramzan, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, United Kingdom


Mathematical Modelling of the Response of Male and Female Subjects to Vibration under Whole Body Vibration Training Conditions

Naser Nawayseh and Sadeque Hamdan, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

Engineering Simulation


Functional Safety of the Software of Safety Important Systems of Nuclear Power Plants

Elena Ph. Jharko, V.A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow, Russia


Classification of Electrical Power Peaks of Parallel Operating Machines

Armin Siegel, Karsten Turek and Thorsten Schmidt, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany


Control of Pumps in the Pumping Stations of the Water Supply Network reducing the Costs of Electricity Consumption

J. Studzinski and A. Ziólkowski, System Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland


Analyzing the Coupling Process of Distributed Mixed Real-Virtual Prototypes

Peter Baumann and Oliver Kotte, Robert Bosch GmbH, Lars Mikelsons, University of Augsburg, Augsburg, and Dieter Schramm, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany


Virtual Reality for a Realistic Simulation with Dynamic Motion Platforms

E. Thöndel, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

Traffic and Logistics Simulation


Application of a Mixed Simulation Methods in Modelling Traffic within Congested Area

Ehiagwina O. Augustine, Maritime and Mechanical Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom


Dynamic Schedule Execution to Improve Adult Emergency Department Performance in Real Time

Sarah Ben Othman and Slim Hammadi, Ecole Centrale de Lille, and Hayfa Zgaya, Universite de Lille, Lille, France and Mariagrazia Dotoli, Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy


Using Discrete Event Simulation to Explore the Impact of User Behaviours on the Effectiveness of a Terminal Appointment System

Mihai Neagoe, Mohammad Sadegh Taskhiri and Paul Turner, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia and Hans-Henrik Hvolby, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark


An Approximate Inference Approach for Automated Supply Chain Information

Florina Livia Covaci, ˝ Babe?-Bolyai˝ University Cluj-Napoca, Romania


The Effects of Storage Assignment and Order Batching Intensities on Picker Blocking in Narrow-Aisle Order Picking Systems

Dirk Kauke and Johannes Fottner, Technical University Munich (TUM), Garching,, Germany


An Extended Mixed Integer Linear Programming Network Design Model for RTPs Pooling System

Di Zhang and Uwe Clausen Fakultät Maschinenbau / Institut für Transportlogistik, Dortmund, Germany


Inventory Management facing Intermittent Demand via the Compound Poisson distribution

Lotte Verdonck, Katrien Ramaekers and Gerrit K. Janssens, Universiteit Hasselt ‐ campus Diepenbeek, Diepenbeek, Belgium



A Double Oracle Algorithm for Network Interdiction Game with Probabilistic Evasion

Xiangyu Wei, China Huayin Ordnance Test Center, HuaYin, Shanxi, and Qi Zhang, and Peng Jiao, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, Hunan, China


The Possibilities of Simulation in the Field of Preparation for dealing with Hybrid Threats

Michaela Jánošíková, Jozef Ristvej and Maroš Lacinák, University of Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia

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